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Charter drops 90,000 subs in Q2

Charter Communications has reported lower Q2 earnings and continued pay-TV subscriber losses. The group led by chairman and CEO Tom Rutledge, lost 90,000 net residential pay-TV subscribers in the second…

Degenhardt to succeed Verhelst as Tele Columbus CEO

Degenhardt to succeed Verhelst as Tele Columbus CEO

Tele Columbus, the third largest German cable MSO, has confirmed that Ronny Verhelst, who has led the company as CEO for nearly seven years since 2011, will leave for personal…

30 US pay-TV providers testing 4K delivery with SES

30 US pay-TV providers testing 4K delivery with SES

With an additional nine TV operators joining SES’s Ultra HD trials, a total of 30 US pay-TV providers, with a combined audience of more than 10 million subscribers, are now…

India’s GTPL deploys Harmonic’s Electra X2

Harmonic, a specialist in video delivery infrastructure, has announced that GTPL, India’s leading digital cable TV distribution company, which reaches an estimate of more than 8 million households in more…

Research: Pay-TV piracy in 11.8m LatAm homes

According to research from consultancy firm Dataxis, pay-TV piracy reached 7 per cent of TV households in Latin America, with 11.8 million consumers. Dataxis suggests total illegal access to pay-TV…

Altice-SFR to fibre France without public money

French telco Altice-SFR has revealed plans to fibre the entire French territory with no public money, which it says will make it possible to achieve the French President and Government’s…

Microsoft plans ‘White Space’ broadband strategy

Microsoft plans ‘White Space’ broadband strategy

Brad Smith, Microsoft’s President and Chief Legal Officer, has announced a strategy utilising so-called TV White Spaces spectrum – unused spectrum in the UHF television bands in the 600 MHz…

Major step forward for digitalisation in Africa

Multinational telecommunications company, Angola Cables, has announced that construction has begun on its South American data centre, located in Fortaleza, Brazil. The data centre is an important next step in…

Top 50 operators dominate global pay-TV subs

Top 50 operators dominate global pay-TV subs

Pay-TV subscriptions for 522 operators reached 839 million in 2016 – or 87 per cent of the 959 million global subscribers. The top 50 operators accounted for two-thirds of the…

Australia: nbn roll-out reaches halfway

Australia: nbn roll-out reaches halfway

One in two Australians can now connect to the nbn network as the roll-out of the nation’s largest ever infrastructure project officially passed the halfway point. More than 5.7 million…